Kylie Is Worth The Wait
By Noah Michelson
Seeing Kylie Minogue in concert means subjecting yourself to disco ball headpieces, bondage-themed dancers, laser lights and confetti, and the drunk homo next to you whining that "the guy behind me who needs a nosejob is being an a--hole!" In other words, for some of us, it's church. And we have been waiting a long time for our goddess to visit the States in her popemobile....or a disco glitter skull on which she stands and descends from the ceiling when the show opens. The woman clearly knows her audience.
Here in "Red Blooded Woman", she updates fellow Aussie Olivia Newton John's "Physical" video.
And for those Kylie haters who like to keep bringing up "Locomotion," well guess what? She flipped that up for you.
But my favorite moment of the Chicago show was when the sound guy was having trouble with the bass, so Kylie remained on stage alone, bathed in red light, and led us all in an a cappella sing-along of "Your Disco Needs You." I'm pretty sure that was especially for me.
Oh, Kylie. We laughed, we cried, we danced. I secretly hoped you'd sing "I Should Be So Lucky." Toronto and New York, you'd better be good to her, she's coming your way!
-- A. RAYMOND JOHNSON
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